On Jan. 15, 2003, Warren Heeley, president of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), sent a letter to Ontario Minister of Energy John Baird requesting provincial consideration of extending a recently announced provincial sales tax rebate on Energy Star-rated appliances to heating and air conditioning products.
The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) has partnered with Prometric, a technology-based assessment, training, and continuing education company, which offers standardized tests to several organizations.
According to the Consortium for Energy Efficiency Inc. (CEE), the possibility of a new federal standard and increased demands for energy-saving equipment have caused manufacturers to produce more high-efficiency residential gas furnaces than ever before.
Emerson Climate Technologies announced that it has entered into an agreement with A&P to help the grocery chain improve energy efficiency at 200 stores in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, and Delaware.
According to the Rheem Air Conditioning Division, the company has the distinction of becoming the first manufacturer with training programs that fully qualify as North American Technician Excellence (NATE)-recognized training.
According to a survey of American Subcontractors Association (ASA) members, the top three payment issues that subcontractors say have an impact on their business are slow final payment, pay-if-paid clauses, and late progress payments.
The International Code Council (ICC) has reported that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, joined by other officials, announced that the city will issue an executive order to study the possibility of adopting the International Building Code.
Top contractors from across America will discuss “The Future of Buildings and the People Who Install Mechanical Systems” at a free seminar at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, Room 101B, at McCormick Place, as part of the AHR Expo.